Helene D. Gayle is an American businessperson who has been at the head of 6 different companies. Dr. Gayle occupies the position of Chairman of The Presidential Advisory Council on HIV.
She is also Chairman of The New America Foundation, President for Spelman College, Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., Member-Foreign Affairs Policy Board at US Department of State (District of columbia), Member of American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Member of American Public Health Association and Member of The Bretton Woods Committee and on the board of 12 other companies.
In the past Helene D. Gayle was Director-National Center for HIV, STD & TB at Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, President & Chief Executive Officer of CARE USA, President & Chief Executive Officer at The Chicago Community Trust, Chief Executive Officer for McKinsey.org and Program Director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust.
Helene D. Gayle received an undergraduate degree from Barnard College, a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and a graduate degree from The Johns Hopkins University.